About Us

Facilitated Methods is a PMI Premier Authorized Training Partner for the PMP Certification course and exam

Facilitated Methods is a PMI Premier Authorized Training Partner in Disciplined Agile: DASM, DASSM

Introduction

We have over twenty years of training and consulting experience in the areas of project management, facilitating business requirements and agile software development.

At Facilitated Methods, we are dedicated in assisting you to pass Project Management Institute’s:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)
  • Program Management (PgMP®)
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®)
  • Professional Business Analyst (PMI-PBA®)
  • Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM)
  • Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM)

Why Choose Us

Facilitated Methods is a Premier Authorized Training Partner (ATP) for the Project Management Institute(PMI®)

Facilitated Methods has achieved Premier Authorized Training Partner (ATP) status from Project Management Institute (PMI®) for the PMP® certification course and exam and in Disciplined Agile: Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM®), Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM®) as a result of meeting rigorous standards for training quality and effectiveness.

Premier ATP  

The Premier ATP designation ensures students will be receiving PMI developed training materials with realistic test questions from trusted and vetted Premier ATPs and authorized instructors.

To qualify, all instructors who teach the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam prep course must complete and pass the Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer – PMP® Exam Prep program.

According to PMI, “Earners of the Authorized Training Partner Instructor badge possess a PMP® certification as well as Agile project experience. Through their knowledge and experience, they have demonstrated their skill and expertise in preparing students to sit for the PMP® certification exam.”

Theory without Experience is useless

Experience without Theory is a waste of time

We incorporate our extensive experience in all areas of project management, business analysis and agile methods into our training courses to provide you with the combination of theory and experience.

PMI® Authorized Training Partner     Disciplined Agile

California Small Business   Certification ID: 2012889

Project Management

We also have many years consulting experience in the areas of project management, business analysis and agile approaches for many global organizations.

  • Established Project Management Office practices for multiple clients and their IT organizations
  • Managed and controlled multiple large scale projects, including casino upgrades and resort pre-opening
  • Managed multiple large scale state of the art commercial website development and business intelligence projects
  • Provided effective utilization of project management tools and techniques
  • Mentored project managers and business analysts in major global organizations
  • Developed and taught project management courses based on PMI® publications
  • Developed and taught business analysis courses integrating multiple approaches
  • Helped organizations integrate approaches, competencies, knowledge and experience

Greta Blash, PgMP, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, DASSM, CSM, Agile Hybrid Project Pro, MA

Greta has extensive experience as an executive and consulting IT professional, both domestically and internationally. Her areas of experience include program management, project management, agile  development, and business analysis, with emphasis in the areas of customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence (BI), continuous improvement, system implementations and conversions.Greta is a certified instructor by PMI and she is a certified project manager (PgMP, PMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-PBA and CDAP) whose extensive experiences enable her to concurrently manage multiple high-risk, high-tech projects. She has the proven leadership capacity, superior communication skills and the ability to interact and build strong relationships with customers, staff, management and vendors.

Greta Blash
Steve

Steve Blash, PMP, PMI-ACP, DASSM, MA, Agile Hybrid Project Pro

Steve is a certified instructor by PMI and holds certifications in PMP, PMI-ACP, DASSM. A highly accomplished and experienced IT professional who is a certified Project Manager and Agile Developer with exceptional business and a technical knowledge base, and extensive program management experience managing all aspects of complex projects.

His areas of expertise include project management, agile development, information technology management, business requirements analysis, change management, business intelligence (BI), customer relationship management (CRM), web analytics, wireless technology, system development, implementations and conversions.

Proven leadership, superior communication skills and the ability to interact and build strong relationships with customers, executives, management, staff and vendors to implement long lasting and cost-effective IT solutions. Steve was the 2013 President of PMI-SNC in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Amer Ali, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, CAPM

Amer is a project management consultant, leadership facilitator, executive coach, trainer and inspiration speaker with experience and certifications in many areas of Project Management (PMP, RMP, SP, PBA, ACP, CAPM). His experience allows him to support organizations and individuals unleash organizational genius through leadership, creativity, and change management initiatives by focusing on strengths rather than on weaknesses. By working on individual strengths and trying to improve them consciously, extraordinary and world-class levels can be reached, and strongly believing that transformation does not happen when you change someone else, but rather when you transform yourself along the way.

Amer Ali